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Aug 14, 2009 7:00am EDT
-- outrage continues across the country. the president heads to montana today. here o separate fact from fiction in this issue is lori robertson, managing editor at fact check.com. thank you for being here today. >> thank you. >> we have a couple of hot topics and have you separate fact from fiction. the first is the idea of youth euthanasia and palin put out the word this week that contains death panel. what is the story there? >> it's nonsense. and it sounds like something you might find in a science fiction movie but not this piece of legislation. and the truth of the matter is there is a provision in the house that calls for medicare to pay for voluntary counseling sessions between seniors and doctor on end of life care. and it's a counseling session that would cover things like a living will, hospice care, do you want to designate a health care proxy. tough decisions certainly, but things would prefer to make before they get too sick. >> but euthanasia not true. >> no. >> and the president promises that your health care will be paid for. >> well not yet, it isn't. well the health ca
FOX
Aug 31, 2009 7:00am EDT
, traffic slowed towards west virginia and montana and approaching the third street tunnel. that's the fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> school is in session now. the first day of montgomery county will bring a flood of new students as well. >> there's a record number enrollment, the officials a looking at the swine flu symptoms. good morning, the kids are right behind you. >> reporter: that's right, we have the drumline from the high school here that came through and went back into the high school there and a lot of the students showing up, school getting ready to start at 7:25 here. and it's a very big day for the school district in general. and as you mentioned, 140,000 student, that's the number we're told and that's bigger than normal. and here to talk to me is the superintendent. >> oh, it's a beautiful day. the weather's perfect and the kids are going by. and i wore my red tie because of qo today. >> and are you ready for the additional students. >> absolutely, we planned for them. we thought about 140,000 we may have 141,000. and we've anticipated we can handle it without any class si
FOX
Aug 13, 2009 7:00am EDT
bound laborers remain closed between virginia, montana. before the lane drop here at van dorn, a stalled tractor- trailer, off the road to the the wilson bridge, inner loop runs without incident ae bridge interchange. southbound 270, an accident after the truck scales. left lane is blocked at this point. delays beginning well before hyattstown leaving route 80 down toward the scene. 355 could work well as an if alternate for you. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> still ahead on fox 5 morning news, we're learning more about the upcoming memoir written by former vice president dick cheney. >> we'll find out what he's saying about an alleged i between himself and george bush aheff. >>> and when you book a flight, the new requirements when we come back. >>> we're taking a trip back to 196. it's been four years since woodstock and we're going to experience it all over again.  >>> he is convicted of bombing a pan am flight over scotland more than 20 years ago. but sky news is reporting that the former libby an intelligent agent may be released from jail now due to hi
FOX
Aug 13, 2009 6:00am EDT
bladensburg road and west virginia-montana. if you are coming inbound, they were allowing traffic to travel through the parking lot just after bladensburg road. we're in thquite sure while they were allowing the traffic to do that. it is blocked off in each direction between bladensburg road and west virginia-montana. you want to stick with rhode island avenue and use that as an alternate. keep in mind, during the middle of the day, they've been doing a lot of roadwork along benning at eighth street. that might be a bumpy ride for you but at least it is open. new york avenue traffic will be blocked off. traveling south on 270, lanes are open out of germantown. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. >>> we're on call this morning. new moms in this current are you are getting older. the government says the number of women 35 or older giving birth for the very first time has increased dramatically over the last 40 years. in 2006, one out of 12 first born babies had mothers would were 35 or older. in 1970, only one out of 100 babies had mothers that age. >>> coming up xt hour, it w
FOX
Aug 12, 2009 6:00am EDT
get one of those. >> i would go to montana, idaho. >> we're not just making states. >> oh. >> potatoes. >> if have you a question, we'll explain it to her. if you have a question -- if you have a question you want answered, go to myfoxdc.com and click on the weather tab. >> okay. >> we're traying to get free stuff. >> okay. all right. take it away. i am missing something here. i just wanted to go to montana or idaho. that is all i was talking about. >> i'm thinking jamaica being baby. >> yeah! >> you know, in sesame street where they say which one of these is not like the other. that would be me. >> you're it. >> i'm it. >> lanes are open along 66. you can see the accident activity here once i move out of your way. it is off the road to the shoulder here. the district attorney lays are stacking up out of manassas leaving business 24 trying to work your way past the scene. the lane are open. flashing lights are causing a bit of a rubbernecking delay. if you are traveling eastbound 66 before the beltway, we've got a stalled car tying up the right side of the roadway. now, so
FOX
Aug 14, 2009 5:00am EDT
a town hall meeting today in montana and one tomorrow in colorado. it appears the president will face off with angry protesters and the first stop is planned in bozeman, montana. this meeting will folkous a provision to prevent insurance companies from dropping or limiting coverage for those who become seriously ill. >>> a picture is worth a thousand words but some say metro acted too quickly without the facts after this picture surfaced showing a metrobus driver on a cell phone while driving. the eunice kennedy shriver driver's union says the two-way radio was broken and the woman had to use the cell phone to call in a malfunction. the union denies the bus was actually moving. metro went confirm the radio issue and the driver is on paid leave. >>> judgment day in a crime spree that terrorized montgomery county for months. elderly women tied up, robbed and taxed inside their home. a judge sentenced jose garcia polara to life without parole followed by three consecutive life sentences. one of his victims died after the attack. >>> today, police will continue their search for shook
FOX
Aug 20, 2009 6:00am EDT
-southwest freeway. had a stalled car inbound new york avenue at west virginia, montana stay to the left to get through. no accidents to report at the wilson bridge. we are in great shape off of both the inner and outer loop of the beltway. you will find great traffic volume as you travel northbound on 95 leaving springfield headed up to the capital beltway. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. > lling ow following presidential elects happening in afghanistan today. 60,000 u.s. force are on the ground there now. >> the taliban is impacting turnout alrey oday. there have been rocket attacks, gun fights and bombings across the country. militant attacks closed 14 polling sites and in one southern province, a ocket hit near a line of voters killing a child. >>> hamid karzai's biggest challenger has more support in the north but karzai is still expected to win the election. keep it mere on fox 5. in our 7:00 hour, we'll talk more about what the elects mean for our country when we sit down with a former ambassador to afghanistan. >>> another developing story, a decision in the case of
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